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WayKen Uses Aluminum and CNC Machining to Create Automotive Reflector Prototypes

While 3D printing is additive in nature, building layers one on top of the other, another frequently used technology in rapid prototyping is CNC, which is subtractive in that it mills…

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3D Printing vs. CNC Machining: Advantages and Disadvantages

When 3D printing began to become more of a mainstream technology, many people crowed about how it would replace traditional manufacturing techniques, making injection molding and CNC machining things of…

Aether 1 3D Bioprinter Promises a Plethora of Printing Options for Artistic Expression

My father once paid $100 for a calculator. This was back in the mid-1970s and this calculator could perform the basic functions and print them as he entered them. It…

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WayKen Rapid Manufacturing Offers Precision CNC Machining for Custom Rapid Prototyping

Rapid prototyping is a term that is used frequently when discussing 3D printing, and it would be easy to think that the two are synonymous. 3D printing is only one…

ZMorph Introduces New VX Multitool 3D Printer and Revamped Voxelizer Software

Since Poland-based ZMorph released its ZMorph 2.0 SX multitool desktop manufacturing solution last year – which enhanced the already great capabilities of the company’s original 2.0 S system – the…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 23, 2017

We’re talking about a new product, 3D printer resellers, grants and awards, a company acquisition, and a VIP visitor for Oak Ridge National Laboratory in this week’s first edition of…

BoXZY is All In on All-in-One 3D Printer / CNC Mill / Laser Engraver: CEO Tells Us More About Robust Capabilities

BoXZY got its start in Pittsburgh, PA two years ago when brothers and co-founders Joel and Justin Johnson had the idea to create a machine that can create just about…

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Which Manufacturing Process is Right for Your Industry?

When it comes to custom manufacturing, different industries require prototypes and end-use production parts at a range of speeds and manufacturing standards, and there are many manufacturing processes to consider…

When 3D Printing Isn’t the Best Customization Option, or How Candy Mechanics Learned to Love CNC

We report on all kinds of 3D printers, including metal 3D printers, PCB 3D printers, and perhaps the most novel, food 3D printers. All kinds of food has been 3D printed,…

Omni Invent Attracts Funding as Startup Continues to Develop and Earns a Spot in Hax Accelerator Program

Just a few months ago, we told you about a group of graduate students from the University of Bristol who developed a really interesting product for their final engineering project: it’s…

Additive Manufacturing Isn’t the Whole Answer: Why Hybrid Technologies Are the Future of Manufacturing

Obviously here at 3DPrint.com we think 3D printing is the bee’s knees; additive manufacturing techniques are finding their way into nearly every area of production, having started in the 1980s…

Titan Robotics Makes Improvements to Large-Format Hyperion 3D Printer

Leading manufacturer of large-format and custom 3D printers Titan Robotics has made some improvements to its second FFF 3D printer model, the Hyperion. The announcement comes almost a year to the day after…

3D Bioprinting Company EpiBone Receives Funding from Plum Alley Investments

While 3D printing technology may have a wide range of applications where it has proven useful, the industry itself is quite limited overall as far as the diversity of those involved with…

Affordable, Open Source, 3D Printable CNC Machine is Now on Kickstarter

The appeals of Kickstarter campaigns are many. There are the rewards for backers, frequently taking the form of either deep discounts on the final product or unusual items that can’t…

New Shaper Origin Uses Augmented Reality for Flawless Handheld CNC Machining

In college, I worked in both the costume and scenery shops for the theatre department, and one adage I heard over and over again in both of them was “Measure…

3D Printing and CNC Machining Complement Each Other in the Ooznest OX

While CNC machining and 3D printing may seem to be the opposite of each other – one removes material, the other adds material – the two technologies complement each other…

Matsuura Becomes an MTC Member, Will Install a Lumex Avance-25 Hybrid 3D Printer and Milling Machine in the Coventry Facility

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was opened in 2011 as an attempt to encourage the development of high-tech manufacturing technology in the UK and help connect academia and industry. As one…

ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer: Available ‘Off-the-Shelf’ From Over 70 Resellers in 50 Countries

While you may not have actually seen the new ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D Printer yet, if you’ve been following along over the past months, you are well aware that…

PrintValley is the First High-Speed Metal 3D Printing, Post-Processing, Verification and Mass Production System

3D printing’s ability to manufacture individual and low production runs of customized products is one of the reasons that the process has been quickly adapted for a large number of…

ZMorph CNC Milling Machine: Great for Cutting, Engraving, Milling & 3D Printing

The world of 3D printing is based on the continual stretching of limits—and as soon as boundaries are put in place, someone comes and knocks them down with a new…

An Incredible Custom Mechanical Clock Made with a ZMorph Hybrid 3D Printer

Matt Olczyk has designed, printed, milled and cut a pretty incredible looking Custom Mechanical Clock. But his trick was that he was able to use the same machine to do it,…

CTC Delivers Formaker 4-in-1 with 3D Printer & Comprehensive Manufacturing System

If you want to follow the trends of 3D printing from China–as well as the rest of the world–just take a look at the trail Zhuhai CTC Electronic Co. has…

XpertFab’s ‘Creation Workstation’ Launches on Kickstarter: Desktop Factory for 3D Printing, Milling, Etching & More

According to health experts, sitting at our desks all day is killing us. The information is out there nearly everywhere we look, forcing us to envision bored and sedentary but…

MythBusters Builds Life-Size Homer Simpson Thanks to Materialise’s 3D Software

One of the most iconic moments from 2007’s The Simpsons Movie had the titular family’s home in danger of being destroyed with a wrecking ball until Homer selflessly jumps on…